Halloween ComicFest Cupertino Saturday October 27

Halloween ComicFest Cupertino Saturday October 27

You visited us for Free Comic Book Day back in May. This event is just like that but with ghosts! It’s a haunted Free Comic Book Day. It’s the Halloween Comic Fest. Wow Cool Alternative Comics is hosting The 2018 Cupertino Halloween Comic Fest from Saturday October 27th through...

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Link Hustler

Link Hustler

Art We have been surveying the comics works of Eleanor Davis the past few weeks through the eyes of new regular reviewer Rob Clough. The Comics Reporter pointed us towards the archive of Eleanor’s contributions to Psychology Today. Check those out. it is worth the extra click-through...

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“Are You Crazy” By Dylan Williams

“Are You Crazy” By Dylan Williams

From Horse #1 a mini-comic created by Dylan Williams in the early 1990s. Posted on Reporter56.com many years ago, retrieved from the Wayback Machine. All of the Horse covers were based on Black Sabbath album covers. Dylan passed away seven years ago today. Dylan’s press Sparkplug Books is...

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Sunday Night Links X2

Sunday Night Links X2

After a stellar track record of getting the link-down posted every week, we missed last Sunday. Now we is back with an epic collection of linkages to fab and funky art, music and thee videos. Art A long time friend to Wow Cool and Sparkplug Books – Gabrielle Gamboa has recently posted...

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New Books at Wow Cool for August 24th 2018

New Books at Wow Cool for August 24th 2018

We have had a seriously busy couple weeks, not least of all because of our big event last week with March artist and Come Again author Nate Powell. He left us a few signed editions of his books. If you are interested in grabbing one, stop by the shop or call. After Labor Day they

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Sunday Go To Meeting Links

Sunday Go To Meeting Links

Art Matt Seneca dives into Barry Windsor-Smith’s Weapon X—the ultra violent re-imagining of Marvel’s Logan/Wolverine’s ‘origin’ story—at the Comics Journal.  The Black Panther Party wasn’t just happening in Oakland some 50 yers ago. Not even just in the US...

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2018 Harvey Award Nominees Announced

2018 Harvey Award Nominees Announced

Winners will be announced at the 30th Anniversary Celebration on October 5th during ReedPOP’s New York Comic Con NEW YORK, NY – August XX, 2018 – The Harvey Awards today revealed the nominees and new categories debuting at the 30th anniversary celebration of the awards. The new award categories...

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Something Good To Read On A Sunday for July 29th

Something Good To Read On A Sunday for July 29th

Art: Take a Trip to the Museum With Cartoonists John Porcellino & Gabrielle Bell. Check out zco.mx, a curated not-for-profit comic-sharing website for self-publishing cartoonists and their readers. The site brings cartoonists together to build and share an audience, and readers can...

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2018 Eisner Award Winners

2018 Eisner Award Winners

Below is the full list of 2018 Eisner Award Nominees & Winners. The Winners are in BOLD. The awards were presented at a ceremony in San Diego, California on the evening of Friday, July 20, 2018 as part of Comic-Con International. Presenters included Nichelle Nichols (Star Trek’s Lt...

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Something Good To Read On A Sunday for July 15th

Something Good To Read On A Sunday for July 15th

And we are back! It has been a long time since the Sunday Service last ran (late October 2017 when we got stuck in Major Moving Mode – We are not quite done unpacking yet). But hopefully this bit of link bloggery is back for regular weekly installments. It is fitting that we open back

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Meet Jim Starlin – The Infinity Architect

Meet Jim Starlin – The Infinity Architect

Jim Starlin started his career in comics in the early 1970s, he is best known for “cosmic” tales and space opera; for revamping the Marvel Comics characters Captain Marvel and Adam Warlock; and for creating or co-creating the Marvel characters Thanos, Drax the Destroyer, Gamora and Shang-Chi...

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Boxing Day Sale

Boxing Day Sale

It’s 20 percent off everything in the WowCool.com  store for one day only. Today. December 26th. Boxing Day. It’s a new store, too. We just made it. There is much more there than there ever was before and we keep adding to it every week. Dozens of books new and old, every single...

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New Arrivals December 15

New Arrivals December 15

As we ease into the new Wow Cool online shop we are also working out how to best announce new books each week. This inaugural post in the new format covers the last two weeks of books new to the Cupertino and online stores. You can now order directly from blog pages. We will eventually

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Jim Rugg on the AltComics Podcast

Jim Rugg on the AltComics Podcast

Jim Rugg makes comics, books, drawings, illustrations, and designs. His books and comics include Street Angel, Afrodisiac, the PLAIN Janes, Rambo 3.5, Notebook Drawings, and Supermag. He has exhibited drawings at iam8bit, Gallery1988, Mondo, and the Society of Illustrators. Honors include Eisner...

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